FEDEX & UPS Announces Peak Season Surcharges for 2022
September 26 2022

FEDEX & UPS Announces Peak Season Surcharges for 2022

Posted By | Tina Jeremiah
Posted On | September 26 2022

It's official.
Peak shipping season is here!
UPS and FedEx has also announced its peak season
surcharges for 2022-2023.


UPS

  • Larger shipments requiring additional handling incurred a surcharge from Oct 2, 2022 and will run until January 14, 2023.

  • High-volume shippers only (more than 20,000 packages a week): The Peak/Demand Surcharge applied to UPS® Air Residential, UPS® Ground Residential, and UPS SurePost® Packages go into effect on October 30, 2022 and will run until January 14, 2023.

UPS Peak/Demand Surcharge - Applied to Additional Handling and Large Packages
  • Additional handling increases from $3.50 to $6.50.
  • Large packages ($40 to $70)
  • Packages in excess of it maximum shipping limits (no charge to $400)

High-Volume UPS shippers: Peak/Demand Surcharge - Applied to UPS® Air Residential, UPS® Ground Residential and UPS SurePost® packages

  • Starting October 30th, a Peak/Demand Surcharge will apply for customers billed for more than 20,000 packages during any week following October 2022.
  • According to USPS, the Peak/Demand Surcharge amounts below will apply on a weekly basis to each package over 105% of the Baseline weekly average volume for each service level, during the Peak/Demand period.

Source:  UPS® Peak/Demand Surcharges

 

FedEx

  • Peak Surcharges will impact key services including FedEx Express and FedEx Ground
  • FedEx surcharges went into effect on September 5, 2022 and will run until January 15, 2023.

Peak — Additional Handling Surcharge: U.S. Express Package Services, U.S. Ground Services, International Ground Service

  • $3.45 per package, Sept. 5, 2022–Oct. 2, 2022
  • $6.55 per package, Oct. 3, 2022–Jan. 15, 2023

Peak — Oversize Charge: U.S. Express Package Services, U.S. Ground Services, International Ground Service

  • $39.50 per package, Sept. 5, 2022–Oct. 2, 2022
  • $68.75 per package, Oct. 3, 2022–Jan. 15, 2023

Peak — Ground Unauthorized Package Charge: U.S. Ground Services, International Ground Service

  • $385.00 per package, Oct. 3, 2022–Jan. 15, 2023

Peak Surcharge: FedEx Ground® Economy Package Services

  • $1.50 per package, Oct. 31, 2022–Nov. 27, 2022
  • $2.50 per package, Nov. 28, 2022–Dec 11. 2022
  • $1.50 per package, Dec. 12, 2022–Jan. 15, 2023

Peak — Residential Delivery Charge: Oct. 31, 2022–Jan. 15, 2023 
These fees will be applied to customers at the enterprise level who ship more than 20,000 residential and FedEx Ground Economy packages a week and will be adjusted dynamically each week. You can find the detail of these fees on the FedEx Website.


Tip:  It's time to use package services that are not subject to
Dimensional weight (DIM weight) and rate shop multiple carriers!



You can get more information by calling us at (877) 971-1500.
We can answer any questions you may have about the new FEDEX or UPS rate change.



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